State COVID-19 case count continues to climbMay 25, 2020 | Headlines
OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma State Department of Health reports 6,090 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Oklahoma, an increase of 53 from Sunday.
The death toll across the state is 313 which includes seven Kay County deaths.
Five in Ponca City and one each in Newkirk and Kaw City. Eight people in Osage County have died.
The number of reported cases in Ponca City has climbed to 51. The number of reported cases in Blackwell stands at two, Kaw City, one and Newkirk one for a total of 52 cases in Kay County. Three of the Ponca City cases are in Osage County which is why the county total is not 55. OSDH reports 42 people in Kay County have recovered. Osage County’s confirmed case count is 94. Grant County has two reported cases and Noble County, seven.
Last week week Ponca Nursing reported a case of COVID-19.
Cowley County reported their fourth case. http://www.newscow.net/2020/05/19/local-resident-tests-positive-for-virus-at-work-site-outside-cowley-county/
To read stories and obituaries of those in and around the Kay County area who have battled the virus click the following links.
Ponca City resident Geoffrey Cowan https://kfor.com/health/coronavirus/ponca-city-covid-19-survivor-released-from-hospital-family-embraces-for-the-first-time-in-weeks/
Ponca City resident Vicki Wasson http://kaynewscow.com/2020/04/21/ponca-city-resident-shares-her-battle-with-covid-19/
Newkirk resident Shineesta Emily Bushyhead Adams. (Adams died in April) https://www.indianz.com/News/2020/04/16/family-holds-onto-hope-while-mother-figh.asp
Lamont resident Jimmy Blaser https://kfor.com/news/local/59-year-old-lamont-man-recovers-from-covid-19-after-3-weeks-in-the-icu/
Otoe Tribal member Myra L. Pickering https://www.omtribe.org/who-we-are-media-news&a=view&article_id=113
Morris Hearde, Kaw City, obituary. https://www.crawfordfuneralservice.com/obituaries/Morris-Herde/#!/Obituary
Sheryl Jo Littlecrow, Ponca City, obituary https://www.gracememorialchapel.net/obituary/Sheryl-Littlecrow
Stan Ketcher, Ponca City, obituary https://www.troutfuneralhome.com/obituaries/Stan-Ketcher?obId=12685947#/celebrationWall
Grace Ann Chism, Ponca City, obituary https://www.troutfuneralhome.com/obituaries/Grace-Ann-Chism?obId=12656734#/celebrationWall
Everett Stumbaugh, Ponca City, obituary https://www.everhere.com/us/obituaries/ok/ponca-city/everett-stumbaugh-10710791
Shirley Stumbaugh, Ponca City, obituary, https://www.everhere.com/us/obituaries/ok/ponca-city/shirley-stumbaugh-10791860
For more information visit https://coronavirus.health.ok.gov/